Monthly Archives: April 2014

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fresh mortar

The new wainscoting and brick-work around the arched doorways is looking good…    

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The fascinating history of the Garrow Victorians

The Garrow Victorians are a group of late 19th century folk victorian homes that tell the tale of an ambitious young man by the name of Andrew J. Kuhn.  He designed and built these homes in a then-new development named … Continue reading

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The history of Engine House 2

One of the initial goals of the restoration of Engine House 2, was to achieve the City of Houston’s historic Landmark status, which helps to protect the firestation for years to come.  In order to have the building recognized by … Continue reading

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Documenting a renovation project in the East End

In 2013, looking for change and desiring to live in a vibrant community, Michael Skelly and Anne Whitlock bought an historic fire station at the corner of Sampson and Preston Streets in the Houston’s East End. While planning the renovation … Continue reading

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